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Nicola Sturgeon: ‘This virus cannot define our futures’

Image copyright PA Media Image caption Nicola Sturgeon has said the programme for government will not be a “normal one” Nicola Sturgeon has insisted Scotland “cannot let coronavirus define its future”. The first minister is due to set out her programme for government for the coming parliamentary year this week. She warned it would not be a “normal” programme and… Read more →

Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon warns against ‘intimidating’ people back to work

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStaff ‘shouldn’t be intimidated back to the office’ Scotland’s first minister has said she does not want to see people being “intimidated” into returning to workplaces before it is safe to do. Nicola Sturgeon said her government had been holding talks with business leaders about the possibility of a phased return to… Read more →

Coronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon warns of ‘significant impact’ on jobs

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCoronavirus: Nicola Sturgeon expects to see rise in unemployment in key report First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned of a rise in jobless figures due to the coronavirus lockdown. She said statistics are likely to show a “significant impact” on the number of people in work in Scotland. Ms Sturgeon also called… Read more →